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Mentor, After-School and Enrichment Counselor
Boulder JCC
6007 Oreg Avenue
Boulder, CO 80303

Principal Responsibilities:

Position: Mentor (After-School and Enrichment Counselor)

Objective: The role of the Counselor is the most important job at the Cherryvale After-School program.

Being successful in completing of all of the required duties and expectations will ensure that the

experiences of our campers will be safe, fun, and memorable.

Location : Boulder JCC

6007 Oreg Ave.

Boulder, CO 80303

Reports to : Camp Director

Minimum Qualifications:

Requirements :

Must be at least 18 years old with a desire and attitude to work with children in a small group setting.

Experience working with children and/or in a camp environment (as camper, counselor-in-training, or staff) is

preferred but not required. An After-School Camp Counselor must have good time management,

communication, and organizational skills and the ability to be creative while taking direction and instruction.

Must possess the strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers

Training :

Staff training will be held prior to the start of the session. Applicant must be able to attend staff training in order

to work. The applicant must attain all certifications (e.g., First Aid, CPR, Universal Precautions),some of which

will be provided during staff training.

Responsibilities :

Supervision

 Supervise groups of campers, acting as guardian, mentor, disciplinarian, and counselor to all campers.

 Maintain a safe and healthy environment for campers, abiding by all camp rules and policies. Assist any

camper in a state of emergency.

 Set up, clean up, and maintain all of the indoor and outdoor camp spaces and equipment.

 Supervise camper participation in structured and unstructured activities.

 Enthusiastically participate in all camp programs and activities.

 Be a self-starter and have the ability to work with a minimal amount of supervision.

Interaction with Children

 Work to ensure every camper's basic needs are met.

 Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of campers served.

 Lead & develop group activities.

 Provide service to campers that meets the objective of fun, self-awareness, and community

Involvement:

 Be able to encourage, support, and set limits for campers.

 Apply proper discipline in a caring manner, where campers learn the difference between correct and

incorrect behavior (at no times will physical or corporal punishment be tolerated).

 Serve as a role model for all campers, conducting yourself properly while participating in all required

activities with an enthusiastic attitude.

General and Administrative Responsibilities

 Attend all pre-camp meetings, trainings, and orientations while making yourself available for all other

related dates, activities, and camp events.

 Responsible for the health, safety, and happiness of ALL campers at ALL times.

 Ensure that all forms and reports are filled out in a timely manner.

 Adhere to goals, mission, and philosophy of Cherryvale Day Camps.

 Understand and implement the Cherryvale Day Camp Parent Communication Plan.

 Complete and obtain all trainings and certifications prior to camp starting.

Specialist:

 Create, coordinate, and run activities in your designated Specialty area for all campers.

 Teach and coach the campers in skills specific to your designated Specialty area.

 Maintain, organize, and keep inventory of all Specialty supplies and equipment.

 Work with Counselors within Specialty activity area.

 Specialty areas include, but are not limited to: sports, farm, creative arts, Judaism, and photography.

To Apply

Questions? Please contact Camp Director, David Levine - David@boulderjcc.org

This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive, but is intended to be a generalized guide of the job duties.

Management may change the job responsibilities and job expectations based on business requirements. This position is

intended to comply with all known State and Federal regulations.

Agency Information:

The Boulder Jewish Community Center (Boulder JCC) is a central address of Jewish life in Boulder County and the Colorado Front Range and is home to one of the best Boulder preschools, kindergarten, and day camp as well as baby, toddler, youth, family, teen, young adult, adult, arts and culture, and community programs. We provide a guide to Jewish Boulder. Everyone is Welcome!